Haus Dispatch

Here's our newest round of single notes for our Fall season. Fall evokes strong gourmand scents for many, from hearth and home. For others, it's the scent of flame colored leaves and distant wood fire that stirs them. Or, dense rain fall in a coniferous forest. Whatever your nose desires, you can blend it up with our Perfume Made for You selection of single notes. Never hesitate to email us if you have any questions about the composition of your perfume!

Hazelnut Cream
Smooth, creamy and with a very slight boozy note, similar to that of an extract.
Pumpkin
Sweet delicious pumpkin pulp!
Woodsmoke
Rich dry woodsmoke.
Leaf Pile 
Slightly green, dry leafy note.
Pomegranate
Very tart, red and fruity.
Caramel
Burnt sugar and butter folded in, topped with a little salt. Delicious and creamy.
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Other notes to consider for your fall time perfume blending...

Apple

Brown Sugar

Clove

Dirt

Dark Patchouli

Dragons Blood

Mahogany

White Oak

Spanish Moss

Rain

 

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Candy Bowl

 

It's back!

 

Banana Taffy
Warm vanilla taffy with an artificial banana kick.
Blood Orange Marshmallow
Everyone's favorite! Blood orange infused in rich homemade marshmallows.
Candy Corn
Simple, but irresistibly delicious candy corn.
Caramel Apple
Sweet warm caramel and tart apple.
Coconut Bon Bon
White chocolate and coconut flake. This blend contains cocoa co2 extract.
Dainty Mints
Soft mint and buttery vanilla. This blend contains vanilla co2 extract.
Lemon Drops
Bright Californian lemon and pure cane sugar. Yum!
Peaches and Cream Gumball
A peachy and creamy chewable orb.
Pumpkin Cake Pops
Just that, lightly spiced pumpkin cake orbs with frosting.
Salty Caramel
Caramel flecked with coarse sea salt.
Sugared Roses
Red rose petals preserved in vanilla sugar. This blend contains Bulgarian rose absolute and vanilla c02 extract.
Vanilla Taffy
Simple taffy, vanilla flavored. This blend contains vanilla co2 extract.
 
 
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 Hi everyone!

 Starting with the Fall release on August 25th, we will be offering our new Hair Oils. They will be in our whole range of General Catalog scents and will be offered in the current season of Limited Editions as well. We may offer them in some Reverie scents, it all depends on what kind of quantities of the fragrance we have on hand. These will be made to order which is why we are able to offer them in such a wide range of scents. These will be presented in a 2oz glass bottle with a glass dropper included.



 I decided to go with a silicone free formulation with these. You'll find lush and luxurious ingredients in our Hair Oil...

Fractionated coconut oil - A light, silky, non-greasy and highly stable oil. 

Camellia oil - A quick penetrating oil, high in essential fatty acids and naturally rich in vitamin e. Excellent for dry skin and hair. 

Virgin Argan oil (cold pressed) - The king of hair and skin oil! This extremely luxurious oil absorbs very quickly and leaves behind a nourished, silky and conditioned feel. Naturally occurring squalene is also present. This is an incredible emollient oil for dry, damaged hair and skin. 

Virgin coconut oil - Excellent emollient for skin and hair. Adds light sheen to hair and has wonderful conditioning properties. We use an edible grade virgin coconut oil, smells lush and rich of fresh coconut. Used at a low enough concentration so that it does not impart too much scent to the final product.

Daikon radish seed oil - Non-GMO, locally grown and pressed! This highly unique oil has a very similar feel to that of silicone, without being a silicone! It has a plush texture that leaves skin and hair silky soft. Despite it's slightly thick texture, it isn't at all heavy on the hair.  

Our blend also contains extracts of Orchid, Horsetail Grass, Lavender, Neem, Calendula and a healthy does of Vitamin E to help slow the oxidization of the oil.   

 

Here are some suggestions and tips for to get the best use out of this oil.

 

I recommend varying dosage of oil to certain hair types, experiment to see what works best for you! I would start off with 1-2 drops in the palm of your hand, rub them together to get your hands evenly coated. Then run your fingers through your hair, focusing on the length of the hair and the ends. If you feel that you need more, work in one drop at a time to find your perfect amount. If you have a very oily scalp, refrain from adding this oil to the roots of your hair, it will only add to oiliness. I find that I have the best results right after washing my hair and allowing it to air dry. I would not suggest using this oil right before applying a lot heat to the hair with styling tools. If you have very fine hair, oils may not work for you.

 

For me personally, I have very thick, long, color treated hair. So I use quite a lot of oil to cover my locks. I like to apply this just after washing, while it's still wet. I find if I do this a few hours before bed, I wake up with super silky hair. I have a lot of volume so I like to tame it down. I'm a little weird about my hair! I actually like to have it weighed down because it's just all over the place and a giant puffy frizz bomb if I don't. I will occasionally apply oil while it's dry too, generally at the tips. When I'm wanting to add a little scent to my hair, I'll stick with just one to two drops and smooth it through my hair. 

 

Don't limit this oil to your hair only! I have found it works amazingly as a hand, nail and cuticle oil as well as conditioning dry spots like my elbows. I actually use it before and after I hit the gym too. It keeps callouses I've developed while weightlifting from getting too painful and rough. It also absorbs quickly enough that I don't have to worry about a slippery grip on the barbell.

 

We're really excited about launching these and can't wait to be sending them out to all of you. Hit us up on any of our social media outlets if you have any questions!



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Hey everyone! Each week we will be highlighting a single note from our Perfume Made for You selection. All orders over $25 will receive that week's highlighted single note. This freebie is an addition to the free perfume sample we give out with all orders.

This week's highlighted single note is...

 

 

Eucalyptus Wood

 

Sourced from South Africa, this is an altogether different wood note. Our Eucalyptus Wood has none of the menthol notes of traditional Eucalyptus, nor is it camphorous. This is a cool, soft, dry and slightly balsamic woody note, it must be experienced to be understood. It blends well with all floral and wood notes and as a matter of fact, I can't really think of anything this essential oil wouldn't blend well with. If you're looking for cool and smooth, this note could be your new best friend.
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Inspired by the local area in which we live, I decided to put together a pre-fall Reverie release. This collection highlights that dry period right before the fullness of fall really sets in. Those last few days of summer clinging to the air and an abundance of ripe fruits, the last herbs collected for the season and sweet dry grasses...

HEIRLOOM
Overripe pears, long faded perfume, sweet grass and dry, late summer air. (Soap, Perfume, Pumpkin Butter)

HOMESTEAD
Dried herbs and fresh sage on a polished wooden table, softened by sweet peru balsam. (Soap, Perfume, Pumpkin Butter)

GOLDEN CORN CAKES
Corn cake baked to a golden perfection, topped with butter and honey. (Bubbling Scrub, Perfume, Pumpkin Butter)

And hidden amongst the leaf litter...

A SUSPICIOUSLY SHINY RED APPLE
Red apple, twinkling green amber and a singular star of anise pod. (Soap)

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Hey everyone! Each week we will be highlighting a single note from our Perfume Made for You selection. All orders over $25 will receive that week's highlighted single note. This freebie is an addition to the free perfume sample we give out with all orders.

 

This week's highlighted single note is...

 

   

 

Kaffir Lime Leaf

An intensely green, exotic, spicy, citrusy note.  

 

Kaffir Lime Leaf is often used in Southeastern Asian cuisine. This unusual note is a bit of an acquired taste, but it blends beautifully with all citruses and with rich woods, such as Mahogany and Sandalwood. This note has an interesting aspect of heat about it, so if you are looking for an exotic warmth to your blend, you may want to consider using this oil. Other notes that would blend well are, Dragons Blood, Clean Musk, Green Tea, Frankincense, Coconut and all herbal notes such as Sage, Thyme, etc.  

 

Stay tuned! Each week we will be rotating in a new sample.

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Our monthly car rental for a supply run just so happened to line up with a local lavender festival put on by a local supplier of ours. I had wanted to go last year, but it just didn't work out. This year was different and we happened to make it! It was a lovely time. Upon arriving at the farm, all you could smell was sweetness in the air, it was amazing. I'll let the pictures tell the story...

 

This is what you see upon arriving at the farm. A glorious view of Mt. Hood. You could also see St. Helens and I believe it was Mt. Adams as well. While I do love my job, can you imagine working here?! All the employes were happy and cheerful. I would be too! What a beautiful place to work.

I really wish I could capture the sound of the bees hard at work. While you could hear the wind blowing through the trees, there was this overwhelming pulsing hum of millions of bees! It was pretty incredible. They didn't seem to mind us harvesting and would move off to another area while we picked.

The variety that we collected was called, Buena Vista. It has a very sweet aroma, almost fruity! It's not at all medicinal or camphorous. They distill this variety on site and I walked away with a bottle. Of course I'll be soaping it ;) This is an organic farm, too. Nothing but the best!

Matt can't help but make faces during picture taking, what a man-child. At any rate, we walked away with four big bundles! Enough for personal use and for soaps.

This was my favorite picture. Trying to capture these little guys is hard! I think I got lucky here.

When I first began my adventures in perfume and soap making, I was always drawn to the most exotic ingredients. I overlooked classic and simple essential oils. Lately, I have been having a love affair with the simple "basics" lavender, rose, bergamot. They're timeless scents. Lavender and sandalwood, lime, rose are pairings that come to mind. I think I'll be using the oil that I bought on site for a Lavender Pumpkin soap sometime shortly after the fall release. I managed to make up a pretty great pumpkin accord, blend that with this amazing Buena Vista lavender and a touch of sandalwood and I think it'll be a heavenly bar of soap!

So tell me, what is your favorite pairing with lavender? Or your would be favorite?

 

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Hey everyone! Each week we will be highlighting a single note from our Perfume Made for You selection. All orders over $25 will receive that week's highlighted single note. This freebie is an addition to the free perfume sample we give out with all orders.

This week's highlighted single note is...

 

 

Yuzu

A fresh but candy like grapefruit note. Mouthwateringly delicious.

Yuzu is a citrus fruit originating in Eastern Asia. It is often used in cooking and favored for its strong aroma. The fruit is bitter, so it isn't usually eaten fresh. The zest of the rind is most often used as a seasoning and aromatic flavoring agent. Yuzu pairs well with other citruses, woods and herbal notes. If you're wanting to add a "sparkling" or "bright" feel to your blend, then you may want to consider Yuzu in your next perfume blend. Some neat pairings would be, Kaffir Lime Leaf, Sandalwood, Green Tea, Black Tea, Orange Blossom, Sweet Cream, Clean Musk. The list could go on, but those are just off the top of my head ;)

Stay tuned! Each week we will be rotating in a new sample.

 

 

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